Angela Annesley

Job title
Senior Lecturer, BA (Hons) Film
Email
angela.annesley@falmouth.ac.uk

Angela is a senior lecturer on BA(Hons) Film. Her specialisation is in the written word, and in helping students to turn their opinions into journalism that will get them noticed in the industry. 

A former journalist, magazine editor, sub-editor and graphic designer, she has worked for the Sunday Times, the Financial Times, English Heritage, Blue Plaque Poets, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Business Age, Accountancy Age, and many others in both staff and freelance roles. She has been both a chief sub-editor (London Section, Sunday Times Magazine) and a managing editor (Business Age), as well as running her own contract publishing company for ten years.

Her teaching covers film journalism, sub-editing, writing and magazine management, specialising in developing professional and creative writing and editing skills. Research interests include iPads in Art & Design, student retention and satisfaction initiatives, the role of fun in higher education, functional linguistics in teaching and student employability.

Angela is a freelance writer and editor for paper and online publications, a partner in a graphic design and video company, and is also a printmaker specialising in woodcuts - www.ravenstongue.co.uk

Qualifications

YearQualificationAwarding body
1990
BA Hons English & German
Lancaster University
2008
PGCHE in Creative Education
University College Falmouth
2013
MA in Creative Education
Falmouth University
2012
Investigating Language in Action (MA module)
Open University
2010
Emoderating
University of Leicester
2008
Fellow of the HEA
HEA

Research interests

Research interests and expertise

Using functional linguistics for employability and effective teaching in higher education, iPads in higher education, the first year experience, transition, fun in higher education, student feeback mechanisms, the use of iPhones for student marketing.

Teaching

Areas of teaching

Writing About Film
Film Journalism
sub-editing
Employability (Film)
Production Journalism

Courses taught

FLM140 Film Journalism, FLM205 Writing About Film, FLM312 Professional Practice 1, 314 Professional Practice 2
FLM140 Film Journalism, FLM205 Writing About Film, FLM312 Professional Practice 1, 314 Professional Practice 2

Business engagement

Business start ups

Purpleknif.co.uk
Morewhitespace.co.uk
Ravenstongue.co.uk

Professional engagement